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Spotting And Diarrhea During Early Pregnancy
Are loose stools normal in early pregnancy? Is it possible that this is how my body is dealing with morning sickness?
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If on IRON: The iron in the prenatal vitamin, or if you are even on a supplemental Iron pill can cause the stool to be black. Call your GYN to assure you are on an iron supplement. If so, most likely fine, but at next visit, you could always have your stool checked for heme to be safe. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can loose stools be an only pregnancy symptom (have it for 1 Mo)? NO sex since june 25 but no regular periods either. (had spotting, then full blown pms, then no pms) no other preg cliché symptoms, just bit of nausa. Or could it be a stomach Flu?
Constipation is: Probably more common early on. Early pregnancy sxs can include: lack of period, breast swelling ; tenderness with darkened areolas, fatigue, increased urination frequency, constipation, bloating, heartburn, backache, cramping, headache, food cravings or aversions, increased sense of smell, enlarged waist, feeling faint/dizzy, mood swings, increased gas, insomnia, gagging more easily ; yawning. ...Read more
Black and green loose stools and vaginal spotting blood, could these be related or should the be investigated separately? 22 and no change in diet
Unrelated: Probably unrelated and would evaluate each on their own merits. ...Read more
Gurgling stomach, lower ab pain, loose stools, weight loss... Still getting period, on the pill, negative pregnancy tests... Lower back pain... help!
Duration?: Hi. Are these symptoms new or chronic? If acute, you may just have a GI bug that will clear itself within days. If chronic, you need to consider things like inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, etc. Any mucous and/or blood in stool? If it's chronic, or doesn't resolve promptly, please see your doc. Good luck! ...Read more
Unprotected sex before& during ovulation, 2weeks later diarrhea, dark nipples, extremely moody, cramps. How early can I home pregnancy test?
About now: Within one week from missing your period ...Read more
Is dull back pain, slight abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea and brown speckled, but chunky discharge during early pregnancy normal?
As above: Not necessary, try to see your PCP for evaluation and work up. ...Read more
It varies: Most of normal pregnancy should not have any bleeding during early pregnancy. However, it is common to have spotting or bleeding during first few weeks of pregnancy. It appears that 10-15% women during their early pregnancy has some bleeding. Some even have heavey bleeding. Be sure to check with doctor. I do see several patients with heavey bleeding still have viable pregnancy. ...Read more
NO!: Diarrhea is never normal. If anything pregnancy can give you constipation from the Progesterone effects. If you are experiencing diarrhea episodically or recurrently during pregnancy check your thyroid function because hyperthyroidism can be the reason. Also consider gastrointestinal evaluation for irritable bowel or inflammatory bowel diseases which are quite common in young women. ...Read more
If you have light spotty bleeding for three months during the time of your period that lasts 5-7 days should u worry about pregnancy? Virgin, scared?
Hi I have some pregancy symptoms whilst on depo. I'm very bloated and my belly is rock hard, I'm frequently urinating and consistently tired! But I has bleeding for 3 weeks after I got the shot which started out as spotting, then it suddenly stopped and
Spotting after a light 8 day period (that came early) sore breast for a week, tubal ligation almost 5 yrs ago...Pregnacy test said neg. What's going on?
Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more
Unprotected sex a month ago. Period came 3 days early lasted 3 days followed my back ache, swollen nipples, full breast, diarreha, mood swings, pregnancy?
Very light spotting 3 days after unprotected sex. Period not due for 9 days. I have 4 kids, 8 total pregnancies. What could this be?
Okay so I've stopped spotting pink completely and im 9 days late now. What could it be? My two pregnancys I've had all my tests came out negative.
I've had two ectopic pregnancies and I was at first spotting now it's a little heavier with blood clots passing when I urinate is that normal?
Light spotting on 3rd day after unprotected sex, cramping 5 days (from that 3rd day & on), period not due for another 7 days. 8 pregnancies, 4 kids.
Spotting: Irregular bleeding and spotting is very common. An Obgyn can evaluate you for infections, polyps, hormonal changes if this continues. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. If you do not wish to be pregnant again consider starting birth control ...Read more
No: No, this is not normally the case. See your ob/gyn about this. ...Read more
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Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more